The fate of the world’s largest atomic plant may be decided by a local election this weekend in a rural Japanese prefecture better known for its skiing and sake. The top two candidates running in the June 10 Niigata gubernatorial race are opposed to the speedy restart of Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holding Inc.’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear reactors — which the utility, known as Tepco, aims to fire-up as soon as 2019. But the degree to which the candidates oppose atomic power is being watched closely by investors, voters and local media.
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Edinburgh-based Atlantis Resources has entered into a collaboration agreement with Nagasaki University to investigate the feasibility of tidal power generation at a number of sites around the Goto Islands in Japan.They will endeavour to determine the potential capacity of a number of scenarios — and the cost of the energy that would be produced. Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis Resources, said: “This collaboration will help decision-makers to implement the policy required to move the tidal-power sector forward in Japan.
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